News

Local Grammy nominee

December 3, 2009

Press Release Pensacola musician Dr. Michael Brant DeMaria is a GRAMMY Nominee! Nominations were announced last night by The Recording Academy, and DeMaria’s soundtrack “SIYOTANKA” is nominated for Best Native American Music Album. DeMaria composed and…

News

No Boss Marty

December 3, 2009

If Martin Donovan is able to get enough signatures, then the name of the Political Action Committee that battles him should be No Boss Marty. His petition drive really isn’t about the bond financing. It’s about…

Politics

Northrup dropping out of tanker bid?

December 2, 2009

It may be a bluff to force the Pentagon to rewrite the bid specs, but Wes Bush, president and chief operating officer of Northrop, said in a letter delivered to Under Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter…

Politics

City ready to sale CMP bonds Dec. 9

December 1, 2009

City Manager Al Coby has notified the Pensacola City Council in a memo dated today the Redevelopment Revenue Bonds, Series 2009 A & B will be marketed through December 8 with the sale to occur on…

News

Homeless prevention funds update

December 1, 2009

Press Release: Catholic Charities and Families Count, the agencies responsible for administering Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing funding, have issued the following clarification regarding eligibility criteria for individuals and families wishing to access Homeless Prevention &…

Escambia County Politics

City Pension solution

December 1, 2009

If Consolidation is recommended by the commission and that plan includes merging Energy Services of Pensacola into a utility authority, then ESP shouldn’t be given. Instead, it should be sold to the new authority. All proceeds…

Politics

Johnson pre-files

November 30, 2009

Press Release: City Councilman Larry B. Johnson pre-filed today to run for re-election to the Pensacola City Council, District 4. Johnson, whose district includes parts of East Hill, Cordova, and East Pensacola Heights, said he was…

News

Crist to speak at Lincoln Dinner

November 30, 2009

Press release: The Escambia County Republican Party welcomes Governor Charlie Crist as a featured guest at its 2009 Lincoln Day Dinner scheduled for this Thursday evening, December 3, 2009 from 6-9pm at The Courtyard in North…

News

Billboard snafu for WPMI

November 30, 2009

A digital billboard “snafu” in Mobile has caused quite a stir at WPMI. Newport Television, the owners of WPMI, have suspended General Manager Shea Grandquest and News Director Wes Finley for one week, without pay. The…

Politics

New Future for Zoo?

November 30, 2009

Northwest Florida Daily reports The Zoo Northwest Florida is in negotiations with the Virginia Safari Park in Natural Bridge, Va. “We are negotiating, but nothing has been finalized,” said Eric Mogensen, director of the drive-through animal…